The Inner Life

Suzannah Galland is an internationally acclaimed life advisor and influencer for mindful living. Suzannah contributes invaluable
If people read with a passion like the most wise and successful people I know, do, our society, on average, would be far
The mind adopts these identities in an effort to realize our very own existence. It tries to familiarize ourselves with our
What is the worship of plastic bods, celebrity lives and everything unreality all about at the core? Why do we so love illusion
No matter how wonderful or horrible your parents were at raising you, it's inevitable that your inner adult world is darkened by a major emotional need that your parents failed to provide.
I feel privileged to have visited the tomb of St. Francis at the Basilica in the charming village of Assisi while attending the canonization ceremonies of Mother Teresa in Rome one month ago.
This is the pressure most of us put ourselves under. We berate ourselves. We beat ourselves up for not being what we could be, for not being motivated enough, for not moving quickly enough.
The more physical space we occupy, the more space occupies us. This emptiness doesn't refer to a perceptible absence, but to a fundamental ubiquity that flows throughout the whole Cosmos.
I will continue to soar in this life until the inevitable end. I don't fear the end, I respect it and am humbled by the fact that death waits calmly for me in some beautiful dance or the face of the sun or maybe a dark corner.
When we live through these seven principles we open ourselves to the possibility of experiencing life with the openness and awe of a child, walking hand in hand with an adult whose perspective stems from the wisdom of a life being lived.
When we realize we're more than our work, when we realize we're allowed to value ourselves more than we value the opinion of others, we stop taking our criticism and our praise so personally.
Sitting across from my two besties, they looked at me and said, "Your light went out." And that was all I needed. I was trying
If you're your biggest critic then nobody else can harm you. Your opinion of you means more to you than their opinion of you, so how could they harm you? Their words are just noise - sometimes distracting, but never compelling.